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Advising Resources

How to Prepare for Your Advising Appointment

Preparation for advising appointments is important as it allows the student and advisor to maximize the use of each appointment time. Be sure to follow the action steps to prepare for your first academic advising appointment.

Prepare for Your First Academic Advising Appointment

Advisee & Advisor Responsibilities

Academic advising is a shared partnership. It is important to understand the responsibilities of both the student and advisor. Before your academic advising appointment, review the Advisee & Advisor Responsibilities.

Advisee & Advisor Responsibilities

Schedule your Virtual Advising Appointment through Navigate

Schedule Appointment

For new and returning students, schedule your advising appointment through Navigate. 

 Having trouble? Contact the helpdesk at or call 757-825-2709.

Register for Classes with Navigate




PDF icon  instructions to Register for Classes with Navigate

Student “How To” Videos: Various videos with instructions on how to perform various functions (i.e. schedule or cancel appointments, how to register or drop a class, purchase books, and more). 

Comprehensive Student Resources

Advising Forms

Course Substitution Request

Program Plan Change

All requested student information must be entered and submitted on the provided form(s).
All forms must be sent from student email account only.
Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor in Navigate for instructions on how to submit documents for processing.

During this unprecedented time please be patient as we work to respond to your request. Our email and call volume is very high so we appreciate your patience. We urge you to use the website and Navigate during this time.